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Transatlantic Mysteries : Crime, Culture, and Capital in the "Noir Novels" of Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán.

Author: William J Nichols
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2010.
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Transatlantic Mysteries presents a comparative study that brings together authors Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán --from two specific political contexts: post-1968 Mexico and post-Franco Spain-- who both work in one specific genre--"noir" detective fiction. In this so called age of globalization, Spain and Mexico have witnessed an explosion in the production of "noir" detective fiction which  Read more...
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Nichols, William J.
Transatlantic Mysteries : Crime, Culture, and Capital in the "Noir Novels" of Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., c2010
Named Person: Paco Ignacio Taibo, II; Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Nichols
ISBN: 9781611480412 1611480418
OCLC Number: 747410586
Description: 1 online resource (207 p.)
Contents: Chapter 1 Social Crisi, Modernization, and the Emergence of the "Novela Negra" in Mexico and Spain Chapter 2 Reading and (Re) Writing Culture: Subversion of Models, Models of Subversion Chapter 3 "Poisonville" Reincarnated: Modernization, Metropolis, and Spaces of Self-Representation Chapter 4 Memories of Underdevelopment: Resurrecting Revolution Chapter 5 Crimes against Culture: Anti-Imperialism in Taibo and Vazquez Montalban

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Transatlantic Mysteries presents a comparative study that brings together authors Paco Ignacio Taibo II and Manuel Vazquez Montalban --from two specific political contexts: post-1968 Mexico and  Read more...

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